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Challenging Our Minds With Puzzles

From early childhood right through to adulthood we love to play with puzzles, and the way they exercise our minds.

Written by: Bellbird  

Challenging Our Minds With Puzzles



From early childhood right through to adulthood we love to play with puzzles.  We like the way they challenge our thinking and exercise our minds.


Puzzles are also an important educational learning tool for toddlers and young children as they provide many skills and cognitive learning benefits and opportunities.


The accomplishment of reaching a goal brings so much satisfaction to a child. 



Overcoming the challenges involved in solving a puzzle really gives them a sense of achievement and pride within themselves. 






It provides a boost to their self-confidence and self-esteem as this prepares them for other challenges in life.



Puzzles are a fun educational toy that challenges young minds, that encourage the development of classification and strategy planning.


It can be overwhelming to complete a puzzle without having an idea of where to begin, or what it will look like when finished!


Some children like to fit the outside frame first, whilst others start in a corner, or the middle.






Quick Tips:


Sorting puzzle pieces by size or colour is an ideal first step before moving onto putting the pieces into groups of inside or outside pieces.

Having a photo or puzzle box cover to use as a reference can help to know what your child is working towards completing.

Encouraging children to work together is a great opportunity for teaching and learning different strategies.



Click Here To View our range of Puzzles


Giant Easy Grip Puzzles

Knob & Peg Puzzles

Layered Puzzles

Floor Puzzles

Life Cycle Puzzles


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